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Worried about a friend or yourself? Not sure where to go to get the help you need? Browse our info pages below or in the navigate menu to the right for help with all your issues. For emergencies, always call 911 or text to 9-1-1 if you can't call!

Alcohol & Drugs: Information, programs, and hotlines to use if you or loved ones are being affected by substance abuse.

Sexual Health: Clinics that provide STI testing, birth control, emergency contraception and more to teens.

Pregnancy: Numbers to call for pregnancy testing, prevention, support and more.

Mental Health: Where to turn if you or a friend feel overwhelmed by stress, sadness or worry. Visit www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/mental-health-resources/ for more resources for anxiety, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders and more.

Abuse: Hotlines to call if you or a friend is experiencing (or has experienced) physical or mental abuse from a date, boyfriend, girlfriend or family member. Call 703-228-1550

Gangs: Where to go for help if you or a friend feels threatened by a gang.

Internet Safety: A tipline where you can report sexual predators, and other resources to help you stay safe on the net.

Transportation: Links to Metro maps, bus schedules, biking trails and more.

Feeling Good: Information and programs so teens can find hobbies or fun opportunities.

Can't find what you're looking for? Try the 211 Web site, a searchable database of local resources for  help. Or call 2-1-1 to speak to an operator that will assist you. Also check out arlingtonva.us/departments/HumanServices/services/family/page80971.aspx